Poten's Weekly Opinion: Grounded?

(Jul 23 2021)

Jet fuel demand remains well below pre-pandemic levels.

“United Against Nuclear Iran” group launches Iran Tanker Tracker

(Jul 16 2021)

As part of our campaign to disrupt Tehran’s oil sales revenue, UANI has launched a new resource, the Iran Tanker Tracker.

Poten's Weekly Opinion: Tanker Midterms 2021

(Jul 16 2021)

Top Reported Dirty Spot Charterers for 1H 2021*.

Nigeria federal government releases impounded Swiss tanker after three years

(Jul 09 2021)

The Federal Government returned a Swiss vessel, MT San Padre Pio, which was arrested on the Nigerian waterways in 2018, to the Swiss government.

Poten's Weekly: The Light End Of The Barrel

(Jul 01 2021)

Condensates are an important but loosely defined commodity.

Iran stores more oil on tankers as it counts days to enter markets

(Jun 25 2021)

Iran could quickly export millions of barrels of oil it is holding in storage if it reaches a deal with the United States on its nuclear programme.

Middle East's share of India's oil imports hits 25-month low

(Jun 25 2021)

The share of Middle Eastern crude in India's oil imports fell to a 25-month low in May.

India's May oil imports rose 31.5%

(Jun 25 2021)

India's oil imports during April rose 31.5% from a year earlier, when demand was curtailed due to a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Spain detains tanker for dumping off Canary Islands

(Jun 18 2021)

Spain has detained a tanker ship for illegally dumping fuel in waters off the Canary Islands.

DNV – beware new safety risks from new systems

(Jun 15 2021)

New digital and environmental technologies can mean that ships are exposed to new risks – such as cyber incidents, alarm ‘floods’, and problems due to lack of crew familiarity with new fuel systems, says DNV in a white paper. But the solution is with...

Cyprus – seafarer vaccinations, green incentives and ETS

(Jun 15 2021)

We spoke to Vassilios Demetriades, Shipping Deputy Minister of Cyprus, about Cyprus’ proposal for seafarer vaccinations, a green incentives scheme for ships under its flag, and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme for shipping.

Poten: Changes afoot for Sub-Saharan crude and product trades

(Jun 15 2021)

For many years, West Africa represented a growth area for both crude oil and product tankers.

Poten's Weekly Opinion: Back to the Future

(Jun 15 2021)

By the end of 2022, oil demand should exceed 2019 levels.

Views from Concordia Maritime on the tanker market

(Jun 03 2021)

Kim Ullman, CEO, Concordia Maritime, issued the following message on May 27.

Poten's Weekly Opinion: Are We There Yet?

(Jun 03 2021)

The summer driving season in the U.S. is about to start.

<<-newer older->>

Aug-Sept 2021

Sea Cargo Charter - ship recycling - CO2 from tank cleaning - fixing damaged propeller blades